Obstrix: Inflatable Cerclage Pessary
ApplicationExpandable cervical pessary device to treat cervical incompetence.Key BenefitsInflatable device can adapt to any size. Eliminates need for sutures or cervical tape, reducing risk of cervical trauma.Market SummaryCervical incompetence is a premature dilation and effacement (cervical ripening) during the second trimester of pregnancy and o...
Inventor(s): Robert Kelley, Sruti Bheri, Esther Max-Onakpoya, Xiaoshan (Melody) Shao, Alena Sim
Reovirus Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Therapeutic oncolytic reovirus for treatment of triple-negative breast cancer.
Specific for Triple-Negative Breast cancer.
Can be a good candidate for combination therapy.
Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) constitutes approximately 15% of all breast cancer, has a higher rate of relapse, and shorte...
Inventor(s): Bernardo Mainou, Roxana Rodriguez, Angela Berger
Asparagine Endopeptidase (Legumain) Inhibitors for Treating Cancers
ApplicationSmall molecule inhibitors of asparagine endopeptidase for the treatment of cancers. Key BenefitsNontoxic and specific inhibitors selectively block asparagine endopeptidase (AEP), leaving other related cysteine proteases unaffected.Effectively represses the metastasis of breast cancer cells to lungs.Market SummaryAsparagine endopeptidase ...
Inventor(s): Keqiang Ye, Haian Fu, Yuhong Du
MOMVAX (TM) P3 (TM)
ApplicationComprehensive education package that includes iPad app and website focused on increasing influenza and pertussis vaccinations among pregnant women.Key BenefitsProvides a comprehensive educational package for patients as well as healthcare providers. Is founded on an evidence-based educational system. Market SummarySignificantly more peop...
Inventor(s): Saad Omer, Allison Abramson, Walter Orenstein, Paula Frew, Katy Seib
Automated Classification of Tissue in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Images
Software program for the automatic classification of breast tissue in 3D mammography or Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) imaging.
Better tissue classification in DBT images than methods currently available.
Higher sensitivity and specificity compared to competing technology.
A recent study published in th...
Inventor(s): Baowei Fei, Xulei Qin, Ioannis Sechopoulos